Subfamily Boinae Gray 1825 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

Parent taxon: Boidae according to A. M. Albino and A. A. Carlini 2008

See also Holman and Case 1988, Kuhn 1946, Longrich et al. 2012, McGrew et al. 1959 and Szyndlar and Schleich 1993

Sister taxa: Cadurcoboa, Charina, Daunophis, Dawsonophis, Erycidae, Eunectes, Hechtophis, Lithophis, Messelophis, Neurodromicus, Palaeopython, Paleryx, Paraplatyspondylia, Plesiotortrix, Rageophis, Rieppelophis, Totlandophis, Ungaliophiinae

Subtaxa: Acrantophis Bavarioboa Boa Boavus Cheilophis Chubutophis Corallus Epicrates Hordleophis Rukwanyoka Sanjuanophis Tallahattaophis Titanoboa Waincophis

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Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Argentina (1), the Bahamas (2), Guadeloupe (3), Madagascar (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Austria (1), Brazil (2), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Germany (3), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (3: Florida, Texas), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of France (5), Germany (4), Tanzania (1), United States (1: Nebraska)

• Eocene of Argentina (5), France (1), India (1), Pakistan (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (19: Alabama, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

• Paleocene of Colombia (1), United States (2: New Jersey)

Total: 71 collections including 87 occurrences

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